Armed groups continue to operate in eastern Democratic Republic Congo, both in Ituri and North Kivu. These have seriously disrupted the climate of peace and security. Despite this insecurity and the looming threat of Ebola of which there has been a confirmed outbreak in Equateur province in the north west of the country, Centre Résolution Conflits (CRC) continue to risk their lives to help people affected by conflict.
Here’s an overview of the projects they’re working on, showing their multi-angled approach which engages the whole community. Through this, CRC are tackling conflict at all levels and all stages which is integral to building sustainable peace.
There are four main areas of their work:
These projects work together, forming an integrated approach that promotes long-term development of peaceful communities and gives them the skills to reject and overcome violence and conflict. The aim is to stop violence and build sustainable peace from within the communities that allows the people to develop. While other approaches fail, this integrated approach is working.
Over the last three months CRC have: